it’s like I got this music in my mind // saying it’s gonna be alright
I’ve apparently been the victim of growing up, which apparently happens to all of us at one point or another. It’s been going on for quite some time now, without me knowing it. I’ve found that growing up can mean a lot of things. For me, it doesn’t mean I should become somebody completely new and stop loving the things I used to love. It means I’ve just added more things to my list.
I don’t compare myself to anyone else because they do what feels right for them, and that’s okay by me.
But I keep cruising. Can’t stop, won’t stop grooving. It’s like I got this music, in my mind singing it’s gonna be alright.
Over on the Digital Songs chart, Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” blasts in at No. 1, selling 544,000 downloads in its first week — the biggest sales week of 2014 and the fourth-largest debut week ever.
The only starts that were larger were logged by Flo Rida’s “Right Round” (636,000 in 2009), Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (623,000 in 2012) and Katy Perry’s “Roar” (557,000 in 2013).
"There is a tendency to want to get thick-skinned. There is a tendency to block out negative things, because they really hurt. But if I stop feeling pain, then I’m afraid I’ll stop feeling immense excitement and epic celebration and happiness. I can’t stop feeling those things, so I feel everything. And that keeps me who I am.”